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Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
like dow futures are headed well to the positive right now in hopes of a deal on the fiscal cliff. we'll be back as the kron4 morning news continues in just two minutes. a live look at san jose, it is chilly out there and temperatures are down and the 30's and the inland spots around the bay. traffic is very light in the traffic you are seeing is the 1 01 northbound approaching the 87 interchange. >> the last trading day of 2012. we saw the down dollar down last week with concerns about the fiscal cliff. there are some hopeful signs this morning that a deal was as in the works. dow futures are up 77 points ahead of the opening bell. let's get an update on the eve forecast with erica. >> good morning and it is a cold start. a lot of your actually below the freezing point. it is clear, we have no business issues with visibility. new year's night could be the coldest of the season thus far. and would not be surprised if a freeze warning went into affect but generally dry conditions for the remainder of the week. the exception is thursday, slight potential for some rain for some of ou
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Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
of waiting and worrying, as lawmakers fumble to find a solution to the fast approaching fiscal cliff. stock futures are stating right now, on hopes set a round of talks in washington will lead to a breakthrough in the fiscal cliff negotiations. fair to reach a deal could push the u.s. economy into recession. the cethe uncertain see has taken a toll on markets. stocks were sold off for four straight sessions as hopes for a substantial budget agreement have diminished, and all three indexes are on track to end of december in negative territory. the dow was down 150 yester day but closed down just 18 points. after work week that investors in the house of representatives would be reconvening on sunday. >> amazon has announce this year's holiday sales as their biggest ever. consumers purchased 306 items per cent and on their peak day this season. amazons says that customers ordered 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. that's a new record for the online retailer. amazons set another record on christmas day for digital download. the kendall continues to dominate the web sites best sellers. the kendall fire 80 tablet le
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
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happened around 1 this morning. there around 230 there is a fatal stabbing of the 550 blocks of walnut street. police are still investigating right now and will traiwill tran is jg us live on the scene. >> the police have been here for about five hours now talking to witnesses and collecting evidence. they're now in the process of removing the 2 million men who were killed here. i spoke with someone who looked out the window and saw at least two rounds fired at the man. before they left they fired more shots at the bodies. at this point we do not have the names of the victims or the motive at this point. i got here shortly before 5:00 in the morning and a handful of police of ulcers were here and now we're seeing more and more officers on the scene. we're on the verge of breaking this case. there's still cameras in the area while it is fresh in seeing that they did talk to any more witnesses. unfortunately that raises the homicide number to 130. last year it was 110. >> on a separate note there is a bunny rabbit on the scene. >> he has eyes did see it out here. when i got here they're people yelling at me saying what are you doing here. people were distraught. >> we would check back with you on an update for this morning. >> an officer involved shooting in else area last night leaving a man in critical condition. police got a call about a man beating a woman behind the chevron gas station on san paulo and portrayed all avenues. officers arrived seen a man pistol whipping a woman. police did findopened fire on a man. he is now hospitalized in critical condition. officers involved in the shooting had eight years ago by law-enforcement experience. an 18 year-old man is in critical condition this morning after being shot several times at the pittsburg bay. bart station. this was the scene in the parking lot where the shooting happened. police received reports of the shooting just before 7:00 last night and the victim was transported to john muir medical center with life- threatening injuries that needed surgery. police said not yet located the gunmen and service was stopped last night for about 45 minutes as officers made sure the shooter was not getting away on a bart train. bart trains were also held in concord after reports of a man with a gun at the station. police activity caused major delays last night on the pittsburg a point line in both the sampras is go and pittsburg directions. these reports are related to the earlier shooting at the pittsburg station and service expected to rent regularly today. >> three officers are her every gunman opened fire overnight inside their headquarters near philadelphia. it happened in camden county. three officers were hospitalized one of them suffered a gunshot wound and no word on what happens i the police station yet. a high-stakes meeting will be held in washington this afternoon as the nation edges closer to the fiscal cliff. president obama and top congressional leaders will look for common ground to keep automatic tax increases and spending cuts from kicking in. they only have four days to reach an agreement or the u.s. economy will go over the so- called fiscal cliff. that's when automatic tax increases and spending cuts would take effect. reaching a deal before then what be easy. right now both sides are involved in a high-stakes political blame game. >> we in washington are working while the house of representatives are out watching movies and watching the kids play soccer and basketball and doing all kinds of things. they should be here. >> i told the president i would be happy to look at whatever he proposes but the truth is we're coming against a hard deadline here. i said this is a conversation we should have had months ago. >> former president george h. w. bush is still in intensive care at a hospital in houston with a stubborn fever. the family is, that he will be out of the i see you sound. the chief of staff said supporters a note yesterday including " he would ask me to tell you please put the sharks back in the closet " the 88 year- old has been in a hospital for more than a month after first coming down with bronchitis. >> a live look at the james lick and traffic is light. it is very cold and we will have updates on your forecast. also wall street reacted to washington. we will be right back. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. among watching wall street and the answer is bracing themselves for going over the fiscal cliff here if stock futures down 61 points at the opening bell there is another round of meetings in washington say. it could push this economy into a recession is a long-term deal is not reached. the uncertainty has taken a toll on markets. stocks have sold off for four straight sessions and all three indexes are on track and december and negative territory. the dow was down 150 yesterday but closed down just 18 points after word reached investors that the house of representatives will be reconvening on sunday. >> more than 14,000 longshoremen are threatening to go on strike at 15 major ports on sunday. the labor dispute is based on an expiring contract between the international longshoremen's association and the u.s. maritime alliance. the fourth involved in the dispute transport more than 100 million t of good at the goods and every year, about 40 percent of the nation's cargo traffic. the walkout could cost the economy billions of dollars that would affect ford's from new york city to houston. amazon is announce this year's holiday sales as their biggest ever. consumers purchased 306 items per second on their peak day this season. amazon says customers order 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. that is a new record for the online retailer. amazon set another record on christmas day for digital download. the scandal continues to dominate the websites best sellers with the kindle fire hb tablet leading the way. >> it helps the u.s. economy. >> that's why i did it mark >> you did it for the economy. a look at the bay bridge and it is common pleasant and 32 degrees right now. we're expecting a few rain showers later on today. >> we are watching the weather across the country and a lot of folks are still traveling. many people in the midwest and northeast waking up to sonority conditions. -- snowy conditions you can see in the northeast they are getting a break from the storm but i want to focus and on the gulf states where parts of arkansas and southern louisiana are looking at the possibility for some severe storms. right now they're looking at rainy conditions but also may be some freezing rain is a concern for safe. if we have quite a few winter weather advisory's still posted for parts of the northeast. more snow is expected possibly tomorrow. an arkansas they are waking out without electricity. more than 160,000 people are in the dark this morning. utility companies say some customers could be without power and to the new year. that has a lot of folks to scramble to find more in places to get. temperatures are subfreezing. freezing rain is also expected for today and that could delay the restoration of power services even longer. rain cutting the power lines is not a good thing. the storm has covered several states and has been blamed for at least 16 deaths. >> caltrans is lifted shane restrictions on interstate 88 and highway 50 through the sierra near lake tahoe for the first time in days. roads are clear for now and there is still plenty of snow off to the sites. rose on a weighted tahoe area ski resorts are also clearing up and they're reporting plenty of fresh powder on the ground. an avalanche advisory has also been downgraded from considerable to moderate. two people have been killed in avalanches in the sierra. >> they have got a lot of snow but it looks like the roads are pretty clear if he had to tahoe. good morning erica >> good morning adaria. it looks like they have the chance for snow showers associated with the system as rain comes through the bay area saturday and sunday. it will be a cold wind and the sierra and the highs are hovering below freezing. the lows are getting down to one degree as we head into sunday morning. satellite and radar shows we have some rain making its way closer to the bay area. a lot clouds associated with this system and future cast four shows not too much yet. cloudy conditions but i think we will be dry. there is a pop- up shower that will probably be for the north bay and closer to the coast line. pressure has been keeping us off shore and it looks like is running parallel to the coastline. i do not think this will spread too far and land. some spots could be completely dry as we head into tomorrow. again, the chance up certainly exists for a stray showers of keep an umbrella handy. especially tonight headed into tomorrow morning. in addition to rain or tracking we're looking at pretty chilly temperatures. 37 of the dorrance third san jose. heading into the afternoon temperatures will be pretty similar compared to yesterday. fremont 53 and the same for redwood city. mostly cloudy conditions on tap and upper '40's for fairfield. walnut creek 5354 for concord and a turning their attention to the north bay we could have a shower. 52 expected them berkeley and your 7 day around the bay forecast shows what mild weather and to the weekend. we could see a straight shower gel for monday afternoon. tuesday is the start of 2013 and it should be a dry one. >> we continue to monitor a light ride. the last check at bay bridge there was a backup of the left hand cash lane. it has disappeared and it looks like we are off to another great day today. no delays for your ride on 92 across the san mateo bridge. volume is definitely up on the west downside headed towards foster city but the drive times are still coming in at just 11 minutes. no increase the volume for the golden gate, still much lighter than usual. the east shore freeway drive time as though 30 minutes westbound. we have not picked up any additional blaze. the 680 ride through the san ramon valley corridor is still 16 to 18 minutes. 1 01 northbound and is delay free and it is problem free from the bottle to the golden gate bridge. >> who says there's no such thing as a free ride. muni service will offer free rides today. mike felt as on the same. >> muni turns 100 years old today. are giving you a free ride. buses streeoffering a free ride today. many of the writers of muni have different opinions of the system. >> it is my only way around town. except for walking. >> it beats walking right? >> no sometimes walking is more enjoyable than riding on the muni. >> you catch the cable car when you go to work and it is great. there's never any shortage of ways to get around town and i love it. >> this runs from 5:00 this morning until 5:00 tomorrow morning. if you have not written this lime before it today is your chance to check it out for free. >> that was to be doing the same thing for the years. >> a military ball in washington d.c. and quite a show. no. 24 is san jose's slated a comeback on bowling green in the military ball. they can't hear the seven game winning streak and it is their first winning season since 1940. coach mike mcintyre left already and is going to colorado. san jose state is back in the national rankings when the ball game 29 to 20. >> the time is 621 and we'll be back in just a couple of minutes. we have new year's eve on the way and we are getting excited about that. you can sit down and enjoy new year's eve from the comfort of your living room with katharine heenan and gary radnich. >> sang a look of the san mateo bridge with more traffic this morning in an mournings past. it is a chilly morning, san mateo 30 degrees right now. looking for low 50s of a high. showers may be later on today and in some clearing and then warning in the forecast coming up. other stories we're following the general norman schwarzkopf has died. he gained national attention in 1991 when he led operation desert storm which liberated kuwait after the i iraqi invasion. his sister says she died of complications from pneumonia. he was known as storm and norman reached and retired to tampa after serving as commander in chief of u.s. general command there. general schwarzkopf was 78 years old. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is heading back to work next week. she has been working from home while recovering from a concussion she suffered after fainting while fighting a stomach virus. her return to the state department's likely to be good news for capitol hill. glenn will testify next month before the congressional committee committee on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. russian president vladimir q and has signed a bill today banning americans from adopting russian children. the law also blocks dozens of russian children who are currently in the adoption process by american families from leaving the country. houston says the bill as retaliation for an american law that calls for action against russian officials who were found guilty of violating human rights. more than 60,000 russian children have been adopted by american families in the past two decades. >> opening bell on this friday it looks like dow futures are lower once again. the dow's down the 150. there was news that the house of representatives will be reconvening on sunday. the dow closed only at eight scene. we'll bring bringing numbers from wall street throughout the morning. >> we are taking a trade to storm tracker 4. we have a lot of moisture is sitting off shore. it is not hit landfall just yet but if you do feel it is like a heavy sprinkle. we have the potential for some rain later on today and that will increase as we head into the evening hours. we will have sent morning showers but really just an isolated spots. looking ahead, generally dry conditions and i believe we will see sunshine and temperatures a little warmer as we bring in 2013. future cast four into the 8:00 hour shows nothing but clouds and but we will remain trying. -- dry >> we continue to monitor an extremely light ride in the bay area. the san mateo bridge no delays and no backups. a 11 minute drive times. still light traffic and the east bay as well as the south bay and the north bay. >> 3 homicides in oakland over night. of the first was a double shooting on the 800 block of mead street in west oakland and of that happened around 1 this morning. then at 238 am a stabbing in the 5800 block of walnut street. police are still on the scene investigating. will tran is still on the scene of the doubled shooting to give us information on what happened. >> you could see the police officer right behind me and he says they should be there for at least another two hours as they collect evidence and try to talk to witnesses. about 10 minutes ago the coroner's office left the scene with two bodies. here is video for about 50 minutes ago. i continue to talk to witnesses did not want to go on camera who said he saw the whole thing and called a vicious double murder. he looked out the window and saw two men standing in front of the house. there were two cars that fold up. one car was the look out car, the second car for men jumped out of and came out to the two guys standing in for the house and started firing shots at them. before those men return to card number to they fired off more rounds to the men on the ground. they left the scene quietly, commonlcalmly. he said it was gruesome and he could not believe it. at this point we do not have the names of the victims that were killed aboard the motive. we will keep you updated as we get the information. >> oakland officials are bringing and william bratton to help turn around the city's police department. he was at headed the los angeles new york city police department. is rolled be separate from the police compliance director will be named soon. is dry reduction plan will include reviewing oakland crime and tracking technology and recommending ways to build trust with residents. is expected to meet with city officials, officers and community members. police and they point are continue to investigate a car crash involving a known parolee. police say it all started when officers tried to pull them over during a traffic stop and that's when they say he took off and ran his car into a fence. video from skies seven shows the aftermath and the residential neighborhood. officers are continue to search for the man and no was injured in the accident. >> a mother who later life on the line protecting her young children is recovering this morning in an east bay hospitals. 38 year-old maria pardo but shielded her seven year-old twins from gunfire that erupted outside her church in east oakland on christmas eve. oakland police are still searching for the gunman who opened fire outside centro de banjo is to go beth el search monday night. investigators say the sugar target is 17 year-old boy as he left a nearby liquor store. the bullets penetrated the wall the church and hit cordova as she covered her kids. authorities identified the armed suspect shot and killed by police officers at walnut creek apartment building as a 22 year-old man. we brought the story you yesterday. officers is on is that not one called in which someone was screaming in the background. police they were forced to fire at anthony bonds and junior who was pronounced dead at the scene. they're not release any other details about the confrontation. there were no other injuries and authorities are not looking for other suspects. it >> as south bay doctor faces in voluntary manslaughter and drug charges for allegedly running a pill mill out of her clinic. that's not margin is facing 13 felony counts in connection with allegedly with illegally prescribing powerful prescription drugs like i to cotton and purpose that the patients at her los gatos clinic. one patient ended up dying of a drug overdose. some of her patients allegedly resold as christian drugs they obtained through the doctor. >> friday's are always a lot busier in tahoe but it will be a great weekend. >> sunday will be a different story. (laughter) >> we will be right back. >> and nationalist police in new york are searching for a woman who pushed a man to his death on a subway platform. witnesses say the one lives talking to ourselves and pasting on the seven train platform and queens. they should push the man on to the tracks as the train pulled into the station and then she ran away. police said the man was struck by the first car and then down by the second. they have not identified the victim and are canvassing the neighborhood of five video of the woman. >> and geneticists are joining the investigation into the sandy hook elementary school shooting massacre. there is state medical examiner will do a complete analysis of the man adam lands as a dna. they are not looking for anything specific in the nl in this analysis and is unlikely they will find a genetically went to launces motive behind the shooting. geneticists say there are genetic components to mental illness but it there are many genes involved not as a single gene or mutation. result of the analysis are not expected for several weeks. police say an autopsy shows the gunman who killed two your firefighters died of a self-inflicted gunshot to his head. autopsy showed one of the firefighters died of a single gunshot in the other died of 2 shots. 62 year-old william spangler said his home and car on fire on christmas eve morning in a planned attack. he opened fire on the first to fire fighters to a ride on the scene. another body found inside the spangler always believed to be as sister. he also wounded two other firefighters and an off-duty police officer. he was convicted of a convicted felon who served 17 years for killing his grandmother with a hammer. >> taking a look at the quiet golden gate bridge and traffic is nice and light. north of santa rosa is 34 degrees. such a chilly morning. we will see a high there of 51. we will be back with more. >> 640 6:43 a.m. and 18 year-old man is in critical condition this morning after he was shot several times at the pittsburgh a point bart station. police received reports of the shooting just before 7:00 last night. the victim was transported to john muir medical center with life-threatening injuries that needed surgery. police have not yet located the gunman. a high-stakes meeting will be helped held in washington this afternoon as a nation edges closer to the fiscal cliff. president obama and top congressional leaders look for common ground to keep automatic tax increases and spending cuts from kicking in. they have only four days to reach agreement or the u.s. economy will go over the fiscal cliff. >> you may be experiencing some really really light rain right now. that is for the extreme north bay and the bulk of the moisture is sitting off shore. this is the rain that could be affecting you right now and we could have more in the northernmost part of california. a lot of clouds are associated with this system. it will slowly make its way to the bay area. we're not seeing too much here on our models by 8:00 a.m. this morning. putting it into motion later on tonight it is running parallel to the coastline we could see some light rain for the coast. it will be in the north bay and it will not spread too far and land. there may be a pot of our waking up saturday morning. it is a cold start out there, pretty chilly in san francisco 45. 42 in oakland and upper 30's out the door in san carlos 35 for concord and livermore. the temperatures are as much as nine degrees colder than 24 hours ago. afternoon highs for today is that mostly cloudy conditions. san jose 54 in palo alto and turning our attention to the east bay upper '40's is that after the high for fairfield 51 for concord 53 for pleasanton. light rain expected for the north bay and napa and 52 degrees in richmond. san bruno is coming in at 51 degrees. 7 day around the bay forecast shows mild weather returning to the bay area saturday afternoon stretching into sunday. we could pick up a stray shower as we head into monday afternoon. it will be a dry when as we start off the new year and then shower chances return to the bay area as we head into wednesday and thursday. 646 is sure weather and onto traffic now with george. >> thanks eric up the bay bridge is a good look with eight no metering lights activated. it will be an easy ride if you are coming from the macarthur maze, the nimitz or the free shore freeway perry no delays to the traffic on the salmon sale bridge is still an 11 minute drive. the golden gate commute 1 01 southbound is an easy trip. volume is picking up on the southbound side. south bay is selling grain at on the traffic maps 1 01 northbound. it is still the 17 minutes from 85 to 237. it is an excellent drive time for this hour. there are no delays the the west valley for highway 85 from 1 01. >> the california highway patrol is starting its d u i crack down for the holiday weekend starting tonight at 6 and lasting through tuesday new year's day. there will be conducting drivers license and sobriety checkpoints and sand and leandro, hayward, out samara fell, fairfield, susan city, cupertino and east palo alto. the enforcement. all follows 151 d y arrest over the past holiday weekend. the chp reminds drivers to always use a designated driver and always wear a seatbelt. >> work continues on a project to add 25,000 white and he delights in san francisco side of the bay bridge. project organizers $88 million, privately funded project is the largest of its kind. about four times larger than the eiffel tower in paris. the project is expected to be finished on march 5th and will be in place for two years. it will only be visible from the north side of the bridge and will not be visible to those driving on the bridge. a slight increase in prices today gas. the average for a gallon of regular gas in san francisco is $3.62 this morning. average prices in san jose and oakland are 3¢ at $3.53 and $3.52. the average across california's $3.54 this morning. >> prosecutors in about have filed charges against two uc berkeley law students accused of killing and decapitating an exotic bird had a loss vegas resort. residents are arrested 24 year-old justin tax sarah and 24 year-old eric whaler back in october. authorities say the two were seen laughing entering the body of a dead a helmeted jenny fall like the ones you see here. this was at the flamingo resorts wildlife habitat. sex there was charged yesterday with felony killing of another person's animal among other torture and cruelty accounts. cuellar was charged with engaging in animal cruelty. both men are due in court in february. residents in an jacket band together to raise money to rebuild a part run by arsonists. this is what the antioch park toddler lot look like after arsonists set fire to it back in september. of the past three months the group take back antioch helped raise $25,000. the community has produced 8500. assemblyman jim frazier donated 2000 and pg&e added the remaining $14,500 needed to start repairs. the group is open to break ground in about three months one spring is here. >> during an afternoon walk with his honor, bart the dog wandered away and fell through the eyes on lake erie. is to from paws kept them from sinking in. lance i care waded out into the icy water finally reached bargains spend an hour and half in the frigid water. lance held in closed before they were rescued. >> up it was it broken and i fell and improbably about 3 1/2 foot deep. i was talking to him trying to keep him warm. i was trying to rubbing it trying to get some blood flowing through body. >> burger king is trying to again win over tastebuds in france after a 15 year absence from the country. the no. 2 burger and the world open a branch at my size airport over the weekend. love bird king is taking another chance at the market after close its nearly 40 locations in france back in 1997 saying sales report. it's also planning a second location in the country in 2013. that one will be in reims in the champagne region. >> don't call them freedom fries (laughter) concerns about the fiscal cliff going on the market the dow it's closer to the 13,000 mark. we will be back. a reminder that the new year's live is starting at 1130. ♪ thousands of people gathering in san diego watch the 16th annual wiener schnitzel wiener at nationals. h-out race on a 56 ft. track for a thousand dollars prize and the title fastest wiener dog. oscar a. braun bounce up from tucson arizona was the winner. preparations are underway for the famous new year's eve ball drop at times square in new york city. workers installed waterford crystal triangles on the ceremonial ball yesterday. the ball with its 288 crystal panels will drop down a 141 ft. tall flagpole to usher in the new year. the crystal panels have and doves chiseled into them for the same let there be peace. >> on hold on to your wallet. >> a new survey finds that americans are still holding on to their land mines. the centers for disease control says more than 20,000 households interviewed in the first half of 2012. just over half use wireless phones for nearly all phone calls. that's less than 2 percent increase compared to the same time last year. why the small increase? younger people are adopting wireless phones older folks are hang on to their land mines. only a quarter of those ages 45 to 64 were totally wireless. the number drops to attend for those above age 64. the rest of the study can be found on the cdc's web site. still had three officers are hurt after a gunman opened fire overnight inside their headquarters. that happened in philadelphia. also we're looking at the sierra, they have great winter weather there. if you like the cold and the snow that is what you'll get there. a live look at a fuzzy camera showing you conditions. also stocks are falling on wall street is down by 83 points right now. this is the the market on track for its fifth consecutive decline. political gridlock over the fiscal cliff continues.
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Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
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(male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 4:00 a.m. starts now. >> good morning it is monday december 1st. we're taking a look at outside from our roof camera here on van ness ave looking at san francisco. >> watching weather and traffic on this new year's eve will be checking in with erica in just a few minutes but before we get to erica let us talk about the fiscal cliff we are in the final hours from keeping lawmakers from going over that so- called fiscal cliff. >> economist there that the combination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases could trigger a new recession. >> and spencer explains how negotiations today must now overcome a " major setback. >> there will be part of it that i find disgusting rest principle which i may have to swallow in the name of compromise. be a rare session on capitol hill. >> the senate will come to order. >> as lawmakers try to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >> both sides agreed to push forward. >> i want everyone to know i am willing to go the distance. but i need a dance partner. >> vice-president joe biden departure for mcconnell. >> if is not resolved by midnight tonight tax increases will be for all americans. >> one mom said to me in michigan that is four months' worth of groceries. >> that is gas for me back and forth to work. >> democrats won higher taxes on americans earning more than two of the $50,000 a year. >> republicans want taxes to stay where they are. >> others want to see government spending to inject. >> the president--has said nothing about the addition about the spending of his administration. >> president obama said he is willing to do that. >> i offered over a trillion dollars in additional spending cuts so that we would have $2 of spending cuts for every $1 of increased revenue. >> the senate reconvenes at 11:00 a.m.. as americans celebrate the beginning of 2013 they may wake up wishing it were 2012 when they had more money in their pocket-andrew spencer reporting. >> secretary of state hillary clinton was hospitalized with a blood clot. >> doctors say the same medical problem related to a concussion she recently suffered. >> a blood clot was found yesterday doing a follow-up medical visit. you remember 65 year-old clinton suffered a concussion several weeks ago after fainting while recovering from a stomach virus. >> let us bring it over to erica regarding our forecast. we have a driver is it? >> in to wednesday it expects to be the cold side. if resorting to go into affect. in the wet weather chances have diminished. here is a live look outside is a game left lick freeway. in downtown san francisco is a clear and cold start to the morning--james lick freeway. >> as we head into the afternoon expect mostly sunny conditions. we will see high clouds in the distance. we have a system of developing offshore. i do not think it will reach land. some high clouds associated with that system. we will continue to see mostly clear conditions as we head into the evening hours. >> your temperatures at freezing in the bottle. upper '30's for napa and vallejo. in the bottlnavato. >> there may be frost on your windshield. allow yourself extra time. we will continue to see frigid conditions as we head into the latter part of the morning. futurecast 4 set up for 8:00 a.m.. look at the purple on your screen indicating '40's for the heart of the bay. >> light purple indicates '30's. not showing on futurecast. if you are located in a protective valley i would not be surprised if you drop down into the mid-20s. >> here are your afternoon highs. it looks funny and nice outside. once outside temperatures in the low 50s. potentially upper '40's. it depends on where you are located. >> further into a p.m. new year's eve plans to of chileans for is for your plans. >> 514 concord and pleasanton. 52 expected and oakland. satellite and radar picture shows high clouds to contend with. the rain will be at bay. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows some cold mornings to look for to. rain chance to stay out of the way until thursday. that is a slight chance any rain we see will be north of the golden gate bridge. overall mild, sunny conditions. a bit warmer as we transition into the weekend. >> i will have more on the weekend forecast coming up in my next report. >> meantime, let us look at traffic. it is quiet. a lot of people have the day off. only a couple of cards that approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic moves well. no leader in lights. >> the san mateo bridge traffic is not to bad. no accidents to report. as we wrap up our bridge checked a live look at the golden bridge showed south bound 101 doing fine with a drive of 22 minutes out of novato into the city. >> a deadly shooting in oakland least a 15 year old girl dead and a 14 year-old in the hospital this morning. >> the gunman is on lows and police are striving the killer as also teenager. >> kron fours felipejegal has details. >> authorities are looking for 1316 year-old boy or a red shirt lasting with a handgun. and oakland just off of 66 and their the oakland coliseum around 340 in the afternoon a group of family and friends were walking down in the lion creek crossing apartment complex on the suspect approached them and opened fire on the group. one boy was injured a 14 year-old was taken to a local hospital suffering not life- threatening injuries. >> the 15 year-old girl died on scene. police at this police point did not know if there is a relationship between the suspect and a group of people. they do not know why the suspect decided to open fire. the suspect left the area on fire. the investigation is still ongoing. >> in oakland felipe jegal kron 4 news. >> new this morning are at a hos firefighters battled a to alarm fire at a residential building in san francisco excelsior district. >> according to the parties, the fire broke out in the 100 block of athens street shortly before 1 this morning. >> the fire was under control ground to 15. injuries to the victim are not known yet. >> one person was also displaced by the blaze. the calls of the fire remains under investigation. >> remember the days when you write down your new year's resolution. you're smart phone could help you with your resolution. we will have details in a few minutes. >> a live look at the san the tail bridge. traffic is light in the area. --san mateo bridge. we will be right >> welcome back. new year's means new year's resolutions and your smart phones can help you out. >> it is time to make new year's resolutions. >> we have their healthier. >> to lose my temper less often. >> i will try again to get in physical shape. >> that is my new year's resolution year after year. >> is there an app for that. >> there may be end app. i am more concerned about the appetizer. >> it is not an appetizer but this app app can help. >> how can they be proactive about the hhealth? >> sleeping better, eating better. >> local doctors can answer health questions. for new year should into steve app to choose a specific resolution and work with a doctor to achieve it. >> we can teach you how to sustain it. doctors can get answers for free. and continue getting it throughout the year. >> for those looking to get a bit more organized and app called brewster consolidate your contacts into a high tech enters book. >>--address book. >> the app combine sure context from facebook and twitter creating a visual view of your personal relationships. >> it also shows you the different notes the interest, bobby's, etc.. >> if you find a good offense--hobbies etc.. >> people are creating all sorts of apps. >> to create one the content choose friends and installed on your smart phone. >> we created this app with some of my friends who have a similar goal. as time goes on and we are working towards this goal we can challenge each other. >> if that was your new year's resolution you would be able to accomplish on day one. >> ♪ we will be right back in a few minutes on the kron 4 morning news. erica will give us an update on the weather. she will tell us whether we will have a dry new year's eve. it is cold and clear outside. >> welcome back. the time is 4:15. but us tickets to erica who is monitoring the weather. --let us take it to erica who is monitoring the weather. >> the potential for a shower for new year's eve is not to be the case. we could see some high clouds associated with this system but we will remain dry. it the mid '30's. >> i will have a look at that desk-temperatures could get to the mid '30's. >> here's your satellite and radar pictures high clouds in the bay area. however, we are off to a clear start. no issues with visibility. it is cold. we have upper '30's for napa and vallejo. richmond, oakland 31. 37 in redwood city. expect mostly lower fifties in the afternoon. some spots will not reach 50 degrees. we have a couple of spots that will up : the upper 50s. >> 524 fremont later this afternoon. 54 santa clara and campbell. as we head to the east bay fairfield your afternoon high 50 later. 524 castro valley. 54 in union city. mostly sunny conditions. upper 44 navato, san rafeal, and downtown san francisco. 52 in oakland. >> for new year's eve will have a few high clouds. you will want to bundle up. it will be a cold one. by 8:00 p.m. temperatures will be in the local upper '40's. as we approach mid night and bring in 2013 it will be a clear and cold day. in fact we have some light when the forecast. just a little bit cooler. inland will be in the mid '30's. expect low for is for your bay shoreline. beating your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows we will be contending with frost that a relatively cold morning. at least to the middle of this week. we have a slight possibility for rain as we head into thursday. friday however, mostly sunny skies. temperatures a bit warmer as we head into saturday and sunday. >> in the traffic department quiet out there. a lot of you are off. if you're heading to work and you're taking the bay bridge no problems, no delays, no wait at the toll plaza. the same at the san mateo bridge. a drive time of 12 minutes from and to in. >> south bound 101 the golden gate the cars within camera shot. you have the roadway to yourself. if you are heading into san francisco. all is well for lived there said they barely escaped the flames. she will never forget her and screaming for help. her boyfriend jump into action and save their lives. >> when i open the room door i saw a bunch of black smoke. we saw fire. i heard my x scream and say something. everything happened so quickly. i could not see her. >> at for the kids out of the window. family members say the mother is grieving for her little growth in the sun had the strength to talk. they kept watch outside of the apart when she is living. she was loving and caring. >> in san jose reggie kumar kron 4 news. >> three people are recovering from injuries after a vehicle crashed into a funeral home in concord. >> police say the car crashed into the quimet brothers phil rome shortly after 1:00 yesterday afternoon. >> they're the funeral service in progress at the time of the crash. >> police say to teens, and is 15 and 161 the vehicle at the time of the crash. >> they struck a funeral home there were two people inside and there were both juveniles. there were transported to a local hospital and all the parties are in stable condition. >> police said the funeral home suffered significant damage. investigators believe the teens in the vehicle or racing one another in the car at the time the press. >> no rest have been made at this time. >> the family of a missing navato man has offered a $5,000 reward for help in finding him. >> police say 23 year-old anthony sonelsoj jump in tobaccocorte madera creek to avoid a sobriety test and ross on christmas eve. video showed parties during a search for the man on thursday. >> another attempt at a search is yet to be scheduled. his family members are putting up through or to encourage help from anyone with the boat that could be used in the search. >> san francisco please and asking the public's help in finding a mother thereof the woman and her older dog. >> police said the woman pulled her car over friday and the street in the tenderloin district when a man came up to her and demanded money. >> after giving the man your money, police said the mother grabbed the one installed in rodent the street. >> the dog died after being taken to an emergency that an area hospital. >> san francisco will no longer have free parking on sundays. >> starting january 6th, the city's nearly 3,000 m will start excepting cash and credit seven days a week. >> on sundays meters will be in force from noon to 6:00 p.m.. >> citywide charging between 25¢ to $5.75 an hour depending on whether located. >> some say they find a new change startling and disappointing giving that sundays are a popular day to run errands. >> travels with a to pay to park for a to four hours every meter and drivers will be able to prepay if they choose to park for noon. >> the new parking plan is expected to generate about $2 million a year. >> we should be dry for new year's eve but rain is headed in our direction over the next few days. let us get outside and show you the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic is picking up just a bit. a lot of people should be off today for new year's eve. >> and national news at least nine people are dead after a tour bus lost control and crashed down an embankment near pendleton, oregon. >> this total from oregon state police shows that emergency vehicles responding to the same. >> police said the driver hit a patch of ice and crashed through a guard rail. >> the crash also injured about 20 other people. >> rescue cues use roads to help get people back up to the interstate. >> there were about 40 people on board the charter bus at the time. >> more than two weeks after the new town, conn. shooting rampage, adam lanzas body has been claimed for burial. >> that is according to the new york times. >> although it is still unclear who took him. >> on december 14th, laanza shot and killed 26 people, including toni20 children at said in an elementary school before committing suicide. >> before the massacre he killed his mother at home. >> thousand the first responders gathered to remember comrade killed a the line of duty is quantifier and upstate new york. >> the cascabel the body of volunteer firefighters and police lt. michael ch iapperini . >> the 430 was one of two firefighters gun down, police say by an ex-con who deliberately set his house on fire to lure fire crews into a deadly ambush. >> is lot was mocked as a pass by the 10 chaiapp rinis casket. >> the sooner for the 19 year-old volunteer firefighters scheduled for later today. >> a judge ordered a psychiatric exam for the woman accused of pushing a man to his death in front of the new york city subway train. >> prosecutors said in a week in court hearing that erica melendez pushed the man because she thought " it would be cool and also blank muslims for the september 11th tax. >> friends of the victims say 46 year-old sunando sen was a hindu from india. >> we will be right >> all combat. the time is 4:29 developing news this morning. >> we are in the final hour to lawmakers to keep the nation from going over the so-called fiscal cliff. >> economists fear the domination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases to trigger a new recession. >> andrew spencer is points out negotiations today must overcome a " major setback. >> it is there is an ultimate compromise there will be parts of it that i find disgusting and arrest principle that i may have to swallow in the name of following a compromise. >> the senate will come to order. >> as lawmakers work on avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> talk city " major said that on sunday over so security benefits according to a democratic source. both sides agree to push for. >> i want everyone to know island to go the distance but i need a dance partner. >> vice president joe biting it is apparently that person for mitch mcconnell. if nothing is resolved by midnight tax rate from all americans will increase. democrats say it is about $2,000 for the average middle-class family. >> one mom in michigan said that is four months or the gross. that is commuting back and forth to work in gas from to three years. that is a lot of money. >> democrats want higher taxes on families earning to london $50,000 per year and over. --$250,000 per year. republicans want tax cuts to stay where they are. president obama says he is willing to do that. >> i offered over a trillion dollars in additional spending cuts. so that we would have $2 of spending cuts for every $1 of increased revenue. >> the senate stand in recess. >> the senate reconvenes at 11:00 a.m.. as americans celebrate the beginning of 2013 they may wake up wishing it were 2012 when they had more money in their pockets. >> i am andrew spencer reporting. >> the time is 4:30. we will follow the fiscal cliff. lawmakers will meet in about three and one-half hours 8:00 a.m. our time. we will give you more during the kron 4 morning news. we will take it to erica was calling the weather and traffic. good morning erica. >> good morning will. is the last day of 2012 and a clear start to the morning. a lot of people have the day off. it is cold out there. we have frost developing. in some locations actually will drop into the mid-20s. that is reserved for the protective valley. it is cold out there and we are not at your morning lows. that will be the case as we approach sunrise. we're sitting in the '30's and '40's. in to the afternoon however we will see sunshine. into tomorrow it could be the coldest night of the season. as we look ahead generally dry around the bay area with the exception of thursday. we could see light rain. the chance to stick north of the golden gate bridge. >> looking at the cold temperatures in fairfield 37. 39 in vallejo. novato picking up to freezing conditions. i will walk you through into the 8:00 hour and a lot of us will be in the '30's. that is indicated by the light purple on your screen for the north pay. our east bay interior valleys. it's a place like san jose could lbe below normal. to your afternoon highs expect mostly sunny conditions. the light blue indicates where was the low 50s. some of our inland areas they only climb to the upper '40's. a copy of your headed out to a party for new year's eve it looks like most of us will be sitting in a '40's--8:00 p.m. if you're headed out to a party. some of the inland spots could drop into the mid '30's. cold conditions expected for today but the the middle of this week as well. >> afternoon highs specifically 50 in antioch and livermore. 49 in daly city. satellite and radar shows dry weather over the bay area. some high clouds streaming into the area. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows the potential for showers as we head into your thursday. again that is reserved for the north bay. dry conditions by friday. temperatures and a bit warmer as we transition into the weekend. overall quiet weather around the bay area. speaking of quiet no hot spots or major accidents according to the chp traffic laws. >> live outside to the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza and handful of cars made in the west bound trip. no wait at the pay gates. top speed up the incline across the upper deck. >> at the san mateo bridge no problems or delays the taillights heading towards foster city. >> south bound 101 the golden gate bridge looking good the couple of cars on the span. not seeing any accidents. no issues with visibility for those of you coming out of marin county. >> erica michael crabtree caught two touchdown passes of 49 and 7 yds and finished with a career high of 172 yds, leading the san francisco 49ers to a second straight nfc west title with a 27-13 victory over the arizona cardinals on sunday. >> colin kaepernick overcame a slow start to throw for a career best 276 yds and two touchdowns as the separsan francisco 49ers do their part to control the postseason picture. >> and thanks to minnesota knocking off green bay, the 49ers grab the second seed in the nfc in our iand earn the coveted by week. >> been the check is been a lot to us and our players. congratulating them for getting that done. being the champions means a lot to our players. >> fantastic as commission. getting there is a great thing. >> i think the 49ers of the no. 1 team in the nfl. >> the census of 49 would not know they play until the wild-card round of playoffs. that will host a higher seed of next week's winners. the fans are not worried either way. >> little icing on the cake. frank gores to your touchdown early in the fourth quarter set a franchise record rushing touchdowns at 51. >> also the last game of the regular season for the oakland raiders but not as happy as an ending as for the san francisco 49ers. >> they lost to the san diego chargers 24-21 a late rally by the oakland coming up to short. >> the reason is the season with a record of 4 and 12. >> police are dealing surveillance video as they investigate the stabbing of two teenagers decided southern california mall. >> the victims' both under 18 collapse from their wounds saturday on the third level of the south bay galleria in redoodo beach. >> a security guard found to near the mall movie theater called police. >> authorities said the boys and girls are in intensive care after undergoing surgery. >> it is a cold call morning outside. eric decision probably will not need your umbrella we will be right back. --erica says you will probably not need your >> travel nerd help navigate for travel essentials at airports. >> this includes tips and reviews for a the troubles. travelers have similar information and ground transportation options. in case the with the kitchen ground. if a flight delays or cancellations will amount to an overnight stay the hotel tonight at helps travelers with last-minute plans. with discount same day or overnight bookings. for those of a you on the ground making an airport pickup not get stuck circling the airport while a delay traveler is inside. and iphone tracks like app tells the driver went to leave the airport to ensure an on time ago. >> we will be right back on the kron 4 morning news will get the stories of 2012. some of the best things that happen this year also talk about d.u.i. checkpoint. the chp officers will be out in full force. police agencies all across the bay area. a live look from mount tam. a postcard shot of resan francisco. it will be cold. pack your cold weather clothes. a reminder the bay area's their way to ring in the new year is always with kron 4. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks. it will all be on kron 4 news the live show hosted by hostedheenan and gary radnc \iich--and katharine heen >> walk on at the time is 4:44. obviously erica, we are working tomorrow. we will not celebrate new year's eve. we will not be up to 9:00. --welcome back. >> it will be a cold night inland if you are celebrating their temperatures will drop into the mid '30's as during in the new year. it will be a cold one in fact, tomorrow night could be the cold is one we have seen this season yet. a freeze warning could go into effect. expect a frigid morning for the next couple of days. >> your temperatures san jose biking up to 43. 33 in concord--waking up to 33. into the afternoon everyone will hover around the low 50s. mostly sunny conditions eric clear skies just high clouds and the distance. 52 in fremont. 54 fairfield an expert at antioch. danville is coming in at 51. 54 in union city. a chilly afternoon in the north bay. 49 is your afternoon high end navato the censors and our field. >> downtown san francisco, to the low 50s. 50 degrees in oakland. >> 8:00 p.m. for new year's eve party is getting started expect clouds and the forecast. chilly weather. low '40's inland. upper '40's if you are celebrating around the heart of the bay. as a push in closer to midnight ring in 2013. clear and cold conditions. like when the forecast. temperatures will be a little cooler than they actually are. in fact inland climbing, after dropping to the mid '30's the bay will be sitting in the low '40's. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows cold weather in fact, frosty conditions will continue through midweek. thursday we had a slight potential for some showers. any moisture we do see costa of the golden gate bridge. closer into the weekend mostly sunny skies and ticket on the upswing. >> quiet and the traffic center. a lot of people off. if you are heading to the bay bridge not much company from any of the approaches. the metering lights are not active and probably will not be today. top speeds on the incline and on the upper deck. nine minutes with a drive at the foot of the maize into a fremont street. >> no back up on the seine tel bridge. traffic flow across the span heading to the 101 interchange. south bound 101 remains free coming of the north bay. all is well for north bound 101 coming of the coyote valley. interstate 280 currently problem free. no accidents reported coming out of the north bay. the green on the censors indicates speeds over 50 mi. per hour. no delays approaching the 5 80/680 interchange. >> erica let us stay with the transportation thing. if you're planning to head out for a holiday tonight authorities suggest to play it safe and take public transportation. >> public transportation is making it easy on travel tonight. manuni will provide free service starting at 8:00 p.m. tonight until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. bart is also our remaining open until 3 tomorrow morning. >> the chp reports that there were no fatal collisions and 123 d.u.i. arrest on chp patrols roles in the bay area during the first two days of the new year's holiday weekend. >> the totals are down from last year when one under 61 drivers were arrested during the same period. >> last year two people were killed. statewide 723 people were arrested as opposed to 932 last year. the year 2012 is winding to a close. >> it has been slow once filled with stories of joy, sadness, greece, elation, and astonishment. >> let us take a look back at some of the top stores from 2012. >> (cheers and applause) thank you so much. >> we want to be free. >> ♪ an italian cruise ship capsize. >> nearly 23% and unemployment. >> viral socially is sites. >> my name is sandra flux. >> the largest ipo in tech history. >> want article has the entire country talking. >> the president says he now believes that same-sex marriage should be legal. >> we now know the name of a suspect slain in the movie theater shooting. >> police now tells the in in people have been shot in front of the empire state building. >> basalt. >> that's all. >> jerry sandusky was sentenced to a minimum of 30 years in prison. >> to paternal is gone. >> (cheers and applause) the british people are going gaga . >> someone's old photographs of prince harry naked during a strip on billiards game. but the wrong? why now? >> flooding shut up? >>--what do you mean shut up? >> christopher stevens and three other embassy staff are dead. >> all the effects of hurricane sandy. >> said he has carved a path of destruction along the eastern seaboard. we cannot fully secure the rain until the wind dies down. >> gang and-ham style. >> the space shuttle endeavor rolling down the streets of l.a.. >> the fighting in syria has on on. >> c and in projects that barack obamas will be reelected president of the nine stakes-- cnn. >> terror at an elementary school in connecticut. 20 children dead six adult are also dead. >> our hearts are broken today. >> for the parents and grandparents sisters, and brothers of these little children. may god bless the memory of the victims'. and in the words of spritzer . hill broken hearted and bind up their wounds. >>--heal the broken heart and mind of their loans. >> ♪ >> when you put those stores to get what it incredible fascinating year. so much happened. we are following many other stories we will be right back on the kron 4 morning news. we are a few hours away from the so- called fiscal cliff. lawmakers will meet in about three hours to try and meet the midnight deadline. we will let you know all about that. before we get to that let us get outside and show you the san mateo bridge. a lot of people are off today. a lot of others heading to work. you can see cars moving along the bridge no problems. >> an ailing former president gets a big dose of medimiracle medicine. >> the oak ridge boys serenade for president george bush. he was admitted a month ago for bronchitis. last week he was described as having a stubborn fever >> barbara bush reached out to the oak ridge boys and gave a concert to one of their biggest fans over the phone spirit we as to what you want to hear in very quickly he said elvira. >> we sank some of it. and then one of his all-time favorites amazing grace. >> the first installment of of hobbit movie trilogy of one in $33 million in ticket sales. clinton tarantino django and change came in second. les miserable was third. >> people are afluter over the kardashian clan taking to twitter to confirm reports that kiam kardashian is pregnant. >> the father kanye was is as with the one was bill the beans to a crowd of cause and a leg city. >> entertainment news out the reports that chemicals we salon in her pregnancy. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news we're just hours away from falling off the so-called fiscal cliff congress is to set to meet again today will have the latest from washington. >> and secretary of state hillary clinton has been hospitalized after doctors discovered a blood clot. we will have the latest on her condition coming up. >> plus we're watching your bay area weather on this new year's eve as well as your morning commute. >> we will be right back on the kron 4 >> it is very light traffic conditions of side. your quick commute check shows you that that is exactly what we have. in a state 5 a through altman pass way are very light right now. >> new this morning. two people are in the hospital this morning after a 2 alarm fire at a residential building in san francisco's excelsior district. the fire broke out before 1:00 this morning and crews had it under control run to 3:00 pm. to get you more news faster we will turn to jackie sizzle. >> pg&e crews remain out here. it looks like it is almost destroyed. according to officials of around 1:00 a.m. this is when the fire broke out. it sent to people to the hospital. we are here reports that it may have been a broken gas main that costa fire. apparently according to some witnesses that flames were shooting thup in the air. i am hoping to get more information from pg&e but you can see the destruction that is left from the fire. one person has been displaced by this fire. >> a man has been injured in a shooting in east oakland. police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound when responding to reports of a shooting at 8700 block of birch st.. the victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. supporters say the two suspects were seen fleeing the area in a vehicle. one of the suspects was armed. no are arrests have been made. >> developing new spirit we are in the final hours for lawmakers to keep the nation from 01 over the so-called " fiscal cliff. " economists fear that the combination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases could trigger a new recession. andrew spencer explains how the negotiations to date must now overcome a " major setback. " >> both sides agree. i am willing to get this done but i need a dance partner. that was a vice president joe biden. top level resources stated that they are trying to get things resolved by midnight tonight. if no progress is done than the taxes will be increased. >> this is just commuting back and forth to work together. this is a lot of money. the dilemma kress stated that families the democrats want taxes to be increased for people that are making over to london and $50,000. >> president obama stated that he will do that. i offered over a trillion dollars in addition and spending cuts. so this what we could have $2 to spend for each $1. >> the senate reconvenes at 11:00 a.m. and as americans celebrate 2013 they may wish that it was 2012 when they had more money in their pockets. >> secretary of state hillary clinton has been hospitalized with a blood clot. doctors said that this is a medical problem related to a concussion that she recently suffered. the blood clot was found s yesterday during a follow-up medical visit. these are ariels of new york presbyterian hospital where mrs. clinton is same. you may remember the 65 year- old clinton suffered a concussion several weeks ago after she fainted while recovering from a stomach virus. she was supposed to return to work this week. >> taken a live look get new year's eve celebrations in sydney, australia. already they are started on a new page and lots of fun and excitement is going on in australia. their model is america's day begins. there are part is going on and will fall with the situation. we will take a look at the best selling car offerworldwide. here is a live look outside from our roof cam it is 49 degrees currently as you leave your house and seven francisco. >> we will be right bacteriack. >> as we head into tonight it will be clear tonight. if we do not have any brain and of forecast. you may want to bundle of for your new year's celebrations. we will have more news with the weather coming up. we are generally dry with the exception of third set where we may see rain for the north bay. >> putting the clock into motion for your afternoon highs. there will be most of us in the '50s. as we advance by 8:00 p.m. when you are getting the party started most of the bay area will be in widespread 40's. the conditions will be cleared as high clouds. we will see wind as we pushed closer to midnight. it is really frigid conditions if you are celebrating an and really frigid conditions if you are celebrating an and land. it will [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... 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decided how they will proceed. milk could cost as much as $7 a gallon is the government returns to a 1948 formula for calculating milk prices. >> ford motor co. says that two of its vehicles are the best selling in the world. the company says its ford focus and smaller ford fiesta had raked in most sales for 2012 worldwide, for says that there were more tha 707 and a 37,000 focuses that were registered through september. fiesta had more than 560,000. ford says that the two vehicles are a draw for consumers due to their compact size as an award winning each goebbels engines. >> will be right back. >> if you are planning to head out for a holiday tonight authorities suggest that you play it safe and take public transit. public transportation is and make it easy on travelers tonight. muni will be providing free service starting at 8:00 p.m. tonight until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. bart will also remain open until 3:00 in the morning. >> the chp report said there were no fatal collisions and 123 d.u.i. arrest on chp patrols rose at the bay area do the first two days of the new year's holiday weekend. the totals are down from last year when 161 drivers were arrested during the same period last year two people were killed. statewide 723 people were arrested as opposed to 932 last year. >> it is cold outside. but it just depends on where you are. several say is waking up to 35 degrees. i do have locations that are freezing. is upper 40's ford livermore. remember, that these are just the morning lows. the temperatures will continue to drop as we head into a few hours. it is 30 degrees for the inland area. the heart of the bay as you can see in the purple will show the temperatures will be in the 40's. that afternoon high will be mostly sunny. the temperatures will be similar to yesterday. which will mainly see 50s. some of the protected areas will remain in the 40's. >> as we bring in the new year heading into 2013 if you are celebrated in land your temperatures will drop to the mid 30's. it will be a another cold one. here is a look at your afternoon high. it is 55 degrees expected for oakland. livermore is coming in at 52 degrees. your satellite and radar picture shows that we do have high clouds streaming in. the chances have really backed up. we do have more sure that as off shore. it will stay there. you can expect dry and clear conditions. conditions will be and the low 40's by 8:00 p.m.. are around midnight it will be cooler. there may also be some winds coming in. the temperatures will drop to the mid 30's. >> your 7 day around the bay for new year's eve night will be the coldest. it will release the cold conditions for the next few days. thursday there may be some showers in north of the golden gate bridge. temperatures will continue to climb as we head into the weekend. at is 5:18 a.m.. >> it is a pretty light and easy ride around the bay area. here's a look at the bay bridge. this is probably what we will see for the rest of the morning. your ride on the san mateo bridges also good. it is just 11 minutes. your ride to the golden gate bridge will probably set it up as a commute today. they will have four lanes available on the southbound side. take a look at the traffic maps and updating your drive times. it is still just 14 minutes heading from hayward on to 238. your mitt palance the commute looks good. the dumbarton bridge where it meets 101. >> three people are recovering from injuries after a vehicle crashed into a funeral home in concord. police say that the car crashed into the quimet b rothers funeral home shortly after 1:00 yesterday afternoon. there was a funeral service in progress at the time of the crash. police said two teens, aged 15 and 16 were in the vehicle at the time of the crash. police said the the fear on suffered significant damage. investigators believe that the teens in the vehicle were racing a another car at the time of the crash. no arrests have been made at this time. >> a 28 year-old man has been found shot to death near a golf course in livermore. officers responded to reports of a man down near spring town golf course yesterday. a female jogger found the body of a man with multiple gunshot wounds near a bicycle path. if paramedics to clear the man dead at the scene. if the victim has been identified as kenneth r. roberts ogden. police continued to investigate the homicide is that there's no indication that it was gang- related. >> the family of a missing ovato manovato man has offered a $5,000 reward for help in finding him. police said 23 year-old anthony donelson jumped into the cortese commander creek to avoid a sobriety test and ross on christmas eve. video shows authorities during their search for the man on thursday. another attempt at a surge has yet to be scheduled. donelson's family members are putting up the rewards to encourage help from anyone with a bolt that could be used in the search. >> police in richmond said that the murder rate in 2012 is the lowest to the city has seen more than a decade. police said there have been 18 murders a share. the drop in viruses larsa due to return as increased police force. in recent years, the department has increase from just 40 offers to 190. >> san francisco police are asking for the public's help in finding a mugger they said rabin won and killed her doll. police said that the woman pulled her car over friday on a street in the tenderloin district when a man came up to her and demanded money. after giving the man her money, police said that the mugger grabbed the one as a dog and hurled it onto the street. the dog died after being taken to an emergency bed hospital. >> and a reminder, the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year is always with kron 4. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks will all be on kron 4 urs new year's live show. it will be hosted by katharine he did in gary radnich. kron 4 urs new year's live stars at 1130 tonight. >> will be rapidwe will be righ. initiated. neural speeds increasing to 4g lte. brain upgrading to a quad-core processor. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. >> in national nils, at least nine people are dead after a tour bus lost control and crashed. this was down an embankment near pendleton, oregon. this total from oregon state police shows the emergency vehicles responded to the same. police said the driver hit a patch of ice and crashed through a guard rail. the crash also and about 20 other people. rescue crews used ropes to help get people back up the interstate. there were about 40 people on board the charter bus at the time. >> a judge has ordered a sight pancreatic exam for the woman who is accused of pushing a man to his death in front of a new dirk city subway train. prosecutors said in a weekend court hearing that it erika menendez pushed the man because she thought " it would be cool " and also blamed moslems for the september 11th attacks. friends of the victims say the 46 year old sunando sen was a hindu from india. >> more than two weeks after the newtown, connecticut shooting rampage, adam lance was body has been claimed for burial. that is according to the new york times. the paper was not able to learn from the state medical examiner who took him. on december 14th, a land such shot and killed 26 people, including 20 children, at sandy hook elementary school before committing suicide. before that massacre, lance up killed his mother at her home in nearby. police have not given a motive for the shootings. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back the time is by 20 9:00 a.m.. you concede the cars are headed into sampras's go. they do have coffee and their heaters are blasting pripet the temperature was right around 40 degrees. >> what if you are are driving around santa rosa it is only 30 degrees there. is a cold start for the morning and as we head into afternoon everyone will be in the '50s. we may see some upper 40's. " we looked into tomorrow we will see frost and new year's night may be the coldest of the season so far. it is generally dry. overall it will be tranquil conditions. we do have several changes to talk about. i will have full details in your extended forecast. >> conditions are pretty nice at the san mateo bridge. here is a quick commute check. this is what you will find. it will be a delay free ride through the east bay and the south bay. we areking at light traffic and we are problem free on the peninsula. >> new this morning, two people have been hospitalized after a 2 alarm fire at a residential building in san francisco's excelsior district. the fire broke out before 1:00 a.m. this morning and crews had it under control want to 3:00 p.m.. to get you more nils will turn to jackie sizzle. >> the fire broke out of around 1:00 a.m. and it quickly with 282 alarm fire. at this point there were able to put out the fire with an hour or so. we are being told that two people were taken to a local hospital and they have not a live grenade injuries. pg&e crews are the only ones remaining half because store in the fire and they also noticed that a gas line was ruptured. this fire is suspicious in nature and we are expecting to see it investigators out here later on to go over this. the really good deals is that you can see how close these houses are and they were able to contain it to justice one structure. it did not spread to any other area. >> a teenage boy shot and killed a 15 year-old girl and ended at 14 year-old boy when they were walking on the >> way near 66 avenue in oakland. the victims were walking with a group of friends and family members just after know, when they were fired upon. a lone suspect approached a group on foot and allegedly started firing into the crowd. to shot struck the juvenile victims, killing the girl and send the boys to the hospital would not life-threatening injuries. the suspect fled the area on foot and has not been detained. >> police have identified the victims of a double homicide in oakland. 21 year-old darrell armstrong and 19 year oldkeith davis were gunned down. this happened on the 800 block of mead ave or around 1:00 on friday morning. officers from both men on the same suffering from a fatal gunshot wounds. so far there have been no are arrests made in connection with the double murder police have not determined a motive. >> the woman accused of killing a grandmother in a drunken driving accident at the twin peaks lookout will be arraigned later today. 23 year-old gina eunice is accused of vehicular manslaughter, the you i causing injury and hit and run causing death. the accident heard three people and killed a 56 year-old yuee yao who was here visiting her new grandchild from china. the judge set her bell at $2 million. if you post it she must wear a scramble device that checks to make sure that she is not drinking alcohol and is not allowed to dry. >> officials continue to investigate 2 alarm fire at a san jose apartment complex that killed three people and injured three others. the fire broke out late saturday night in the 3000 block of bridgeport court. authorities say that three people were killed they were a couple and their 4 year old granddaughter. a san jose police officer who helped with the rescue efforts was one of the three people that transported to area hospitals after he suffered from smoke. >> michael crabtree caught touchdown passes of 49 and 7 yds and finished with a career high of 172 yds, leading the san francisco 49ers to its second straight nfc west title with a 27 to 13 victory over the arizona cardinals on sunday. colin cabinet overcame a slow start to throw a career best 276 yds and two touchdowns as the niners did their part to control the postseason picture. thanks to minnesota up knocking off green bay, the 49ers grab the second seed in the nfc and earn the by week. >> also the last game of the regular season for oakland raiders but not as happy as an ending for the 49ers. they lost to the san diego chargers 24 to 21 a late rally by oakland coming up just short. the raiders finished the season with a record of four in 12. >> we will be right back. >> hillary clinton has not even stepped down get as secretary of state and there is already constant speculation as to whether she will run again for the white house. while no decision from her on any future bids for president is expected in 2013, expect speculation about her future political plans to intensify drought the new year. a new national survey indicates that the vast majority of democrats, 85 percent in fact, would consider backing her as their party's nominee. >> president obama is are pledging to put his full weight behind legislation aimed at preventing a gun violence. in an interview yesterday with " meet the press ", obama voice about proposals to place armed cars as schools fall in the mass shooting in newtown, conn. that killed 21st graders. >> in his most remarks about gun violence since the deadly assault this city look elementary school, president obama says that he still supports increased background checks and bans on assault weapons and high capacity bullet magazines. >> president obama is endorsing a proposal by the illinois state legislature to legalizing gay marriage. if this is a rare move by a president as most presidents do not weigh in on state legislative matters. chicago state senator heather steans is expected to introduce a gay marriage proposal later this week. if the proposal passes, ill. will become the 10th state to approve same-sex marriage. in the midwest has approved a gay marriage through its legislator. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. the time is 5:45 a.m.. the top stories we are falling at this hour. two people have been hospitalized after a 2 alarm residential fire in san francisco's excelsior district this morning. the fire broke out in the 100 block of acton's street just before 1:00 this morning. crews had a fire under control by to 3:00 p.m.. >> the deadline for the so- called fiscal cliff is now less than 24 hours away. the senate will reconvene today for last-minute negotiations to find a solution. lawmakers ended the day yesterday is still divided over how to avoid it. they stated that automatic tax hikes and spending cuts will kick in tomorrow if no agreement is reached. >> secretary of state hillary clinton has been hospitalized with a blood clot. doctors say that this is a medical problem related to a concussion that she recently suffered. doctors found o'clock yesterday during a follow-up medical visit. the location of the blood clot remains unknown at this time. >> san francisco will no longer have free parking on sundays. starting january 6th, the city's nearly 30,000 m will start accepting cash and credit seven days a week. on sundays at meters will be enforced from noon to 6:00 p.m. statewide. they will be charging between 25¢ to $5.70 5¢ an hour depending on where they are located. drivers will be able to pay to park for up to four hours every meter and drivers will be able to prepay if they choose to park before noon. the new parking plan is expected to generate about $2 million a year. >> construction on the oakland airport aboard connection has passed the halfway point. the >> will be similar to a people mover system between the metal a bay and the excalibur casinos in las vegas. construction is scheduled to be completed in late 2013. the project is on time for a september 2014 opening and so far is on budget. >> it is 43 degrees currently in oakland. this shows that livermore is at 49 degrees i think that the reporting is a little off. as we take our look into the afternoon we can expect widespread 50s. generally it will be very similar to what we saw yesterday. fremont will be at 52 degrees. as we turn our condition and to the east bay. fairfield is coming in at 51 degrees and 52 is expected in danville. we will see 51 degrees for novato and petaluma. a more sure that we do sale will be way off shore. there was a discussion about rain in the forecast for new year's see but i do not think this will be the case. if you could expect it to be clear but cold. >> it will drop to the low 40's and it will be 40 degrees if you are celebrated around the bay. from midnight it will be clear and cold and we will have light winds. this may affect your wind chill. your kron 47 day around the bay forecast shows that overall it will be pretty tranquil conditions. temperatures will start to climb as we head into thursday and friday. we do have a slight chance for showers on thursday north of the golden gate bridge. >> there is a stall on the bay bridge and it actually is a managing two lanes of traffic. he isy impact on the tl plaza. there is a slow drive for your trip. it does not mean that there will be early activation of the metering lights. if it turns out to be a severe problem i doubt that will activate the lights. for your ride to the san mateo bridge on 92 it is very light. it is problem free across the span. the golden gate bridge ride has no delays 41 01 southbound perry ed it is a light and easy ride for the east bay. 1 01 north bound has no delays from coyote valley. >> flu season in the u.s. is having its early start in nearly a decade and health officials say that this season could be a bad one. the cdc says it is a notice saying an uptick in flu activity about a month before authorities normally see it and that the primary strain has been associated in the past with more severe flu seasons. often peaks in january, february or even later. reports of flu have been reported in 29 states and higher than normal reports of flu like illnesses have been reported in 12 states. >> one of the most intense and short as meteor showers of your will light up the skies this week. the quadrantids meteor shower will peak overnight thursday and friday morning. the shower last for only a few hours but it can produce up to 40 if shooting starts per hour before dawn. this shower will be the only one in the month of january. if you want to watch the shower, face the north east after midnight. >> the nhl and players' associations are expected to continue their negotiations to date and the two sides are likely to restart offical bargaining. represent as from the league and the players association met for two and a half hours just to back off to continue the information exchange process and they began in a conference call on saturday. the league's proposal is reportedly contingent on the 2013 regular-season of at least 48 games, that will start no later than january the 19th. the original schedule has already been cancelled due january the 14th. >> taking a look at the numbers at the box office this weekend. the hobbit remained in the top spot, coming in first for the third week in a row. the first installment then the hobbit movie rheology brought in nearly $33 million in ticket sales. quentin tarantino's new release django unchain the came in at number to bring in more than $30 million in its first weekend. the musical and les miserables finished in third place with $28 million. >> people are a flutter over the car-the klan taking to twitter to confirm reports that kampf car-she is pregnant. if the father not other that conde west. west was actually the one to spill the beans to a crowd at a concert in atlantic city. in 7 news outlets reported that cam is what we salon in her pregnancy. >> will be right back to react [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... 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[ female announcer ] find progresso light for a great price today at your local safeway store. >> officials have put the new year's eve ball through the final test. everything appears to be working as planned ahead of tonight's countdown in times square. the 12 adults impound all will rise 130 ft. tonight as kraals will count out the final seconds of 2012. nearly 1200 waterford crystal cover the surface of the ball which is led by more than 32,000 elli the lights. officials say that this year's ball is 88% more efficient than previous versions. >> nasa's newest a mars rover is gearing up for a road trip. but first, it has to drill into a rock. curiosity's first priority in the new year is to test out its drill. the car side road related in a crater near the marsh and equator over the summer to great fanfare. since then, it has been taking it slow. curiosity is expected to start the drive to a mountain in mid february after drilling is complete. scientists predict that it will take nine months to get their with stops along the way. >> coming up on kron 4 morning news as 6:00. we are just hours away from the morning news as 6:00. we are just hours away from the fiscal look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. 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following the situation with weather. we're going to give you the late terrell owens fiscal cliff. they reached a tentative deal yesterday, but they will have to go to the house to vote on that and obviously to president obama. we'll let you know what happens with that. here's a live look outside. i can tell you at 4:27 in the morning on any other day would not be as crowded. you can see many cars in that direction still not a problem anywhere in the bay area. welcome back. time now is 4:29 in the morning as we take a live look outside from a roof camera at downtown san francisco. we'll be checking in with erica who has a look at your forecast in just a few minutes from now. now, get this. they had weeks, months to work on it, but of course they waited until the very last minute, scaring the entire nation. a m was proved on tax incruises and spending cuts, possibly avoiding the fiscal cliff. now the m goes to the house of representatives. ed payne has the story. >> reporter: at the stroke of med night, many americans were celebrating and bringing in the new year. but the mood in w
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